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Is getting knocked out a sign of concussion?

Yes. Losing consciousness (getting “knocked out”) is one of the signs and symptoms of a concussion. However, it is not the only sign. In fact, only 10% of concussions result in loss of consciousness.
 
Other symptoms of concussion may include:
 
Confusion, Amnesia, Disorientation, Delayed Verbal/Motor Response, Inability to Focus, Headache, Problems with Balance, Dizziness, Visual Disturbances, Nausea/Vomiting, Mood Swings, and Disruptions in Sleep.

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